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Starbucks Reviews

Updated 12 Nov 2019

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3.8
75%
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77%
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Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson
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  • "Baristas not always inclined to come to work(in 1207 reviews)

  • "It’s an extremely fast-paced environment(in 638 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, good job"

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    Current Employee - Barista in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Starbucks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, the team I'm working with is amazing - patient, competent, funny. Shift's are flexible and they pass fast since it's always busy.

    Cons

    Minimal pay and a bit stressful.

    Starbucks2019-11-05
  2. "great place to work, lovely staff"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Starbucks full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    i have loved my job since day one

    Cons

    needs better communication in areas

    Starbucks2019-11-07
  3. "Fun"

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    Former Employee - Barista - Starbucks 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Starbucks part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People are good to work with and customers and great

    Cons

    Pay is low and it is very stressful

    Starbucks2019-11-06
  4. "Flexible Hours, Friendly Staff and Good Discounts"

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    Former Employee - Partner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starbucks part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discounts, Free Drinks and Community feel of the team

    Cons

    C u s t o m e r s and minimum wage

    Advice to Management

    more cohesion between store managers and area managers - there was hostility or conflict in 2/3 stores i worked in.

    Starbucks2019-11-03
  5. "Decent job for students"

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    Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Sheffield, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Starbucks part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free drinks Flexible shifts Easy to learn drinks/patterns Paid holiday

    Cons

    Long shifts Long hours over xmas Lack of clear progression route

    Starbucks2019-10-30
  6. "Excellent part time job for fast-paced environment experience"

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    Former Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Crewe, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starbucks part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great hours - Good pay - Feel like you are part of a team - Well established company - Promoted quickly - Transport connections great for commute - Lovely staff

    Cons

    - Sometimes understaffed during busier periods

    Advice to Management

    - Better organisation - More staff during busy periods

    Starbucks2019-10-30
  7. "Good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Starbucks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and pay. Paid sick leave and free company shares

    Cons

    Hard work, low staffing levels makes the work harder than it needs to be

    Starbucks2019-10-28
  8. "Fun and enjoyable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starbucks part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun, easy, you get to learn about coffee

    Cons

    Hard to get overtime sometimes, on your feet all day

    Starbucks2019-10-27
  9. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Barista in London, England

    I have been working at Starbucks part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Average job was very okay

    Cons

    Low paid, but i was part time

    Starbucks2019-11-11
  10. "average"

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    Former Employee - Barista 

    I worked at Starbucks part-time

    Pros

    nice work collegues and free food

    Cons

    long hours for not enough pay

    Starbucks2019-11-09
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